Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of February 22, 2016


Weekly Events for February 22

February 22  – 12 noon Lunch at Senior Housing
February 24  – 12 noon River Center Senior Network Luncheon

February 27 – 2016 Annual Ice Bowl on Fire Mountain Disc Course
Future Events ~ Mark Your Calendars
The March 1 Council meeting has been cancelled.
March 1 – 7 pm Democratic Caucus at the New Castle Library
March 1 – 7 pm Republican Caucus at Coal Ridge High School
March 2 – 7 pm Special Council meeting at Town Hall
Early March – New Castle Recreation Spring Activity Guide
March 16 – 7 pm “Meet the Candidates” at the Community Center
March 29 – 6:30pm Community meeting at New Hope Church
April 16 – 7 to 11 am Community Health Fair at Coal Ridge High School
June 26 – Festival of Many Cultures
July 9 – Hogback Hustle
July 29 – River Center Spaghetti Dinner
September 9 & 10 – Burning Mountain Festival

Liberty Classical Academy cordially invites you to a
March 12, 2016
6 pm at New Hope Church
The Wooden Nickel String Band with Ron Young as the caller. Period attire admired but not required.. Tickets are $10 per person or $25 per family and are available at or 984-0604
Events at the Library

February 23 – 10:30 am
Infant & Toddler Storytime
February 25 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
February  – 6 pm Prejudice & Pride (1965-1980)
February 26 – 10 am Mighty Makers Club Imagination Chapter
February 26 – 1 pm It’s Elementary!
February 26 – 3 pm Bistro Book Club
February 27 – 1 pm Diversity Potluck & Exhibit

Book A Librarian
Available by appointment, All ages
Book a librarian to get help with tablets, e-readers, and computer programs and Apps such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Word, and Excel. Call us today to schedule your 30 minute one-on-one help session: 984-2346

For more information, call 984-2346

March for Meals with
Meals on Wheels
Wednesday, March 2
11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Grand River Health
Conference Center

$30 donation for handcrafted bowl and unlimited soup
All proceeds will benefit the grand River Meals on Wheels program
For more information call Dee at 970-625-6215

Colorado River Fire Rescue

is recruiting for Volunteer Firefighters and Support Staff, go to their website to apply

Grand Avenue Bridge   Construction Update
The construction activity for the week of: February 22 – 28, 2016
  • New: I-70 Night time closures: Due to the canyon closures the contractor was able to finish work early. The night time closures is no longer necessary.
  • Utility work begins between 7th St. and 8th St.Installing/relocating below ground utilities, fiber optic and new electrical lines for lighting. Excavation for this part of the project will begin February 29.
  • New: On February 20, SH82 will be closed from 6th to 8th Streets will be done to one lane in each direction from 7 am to 5 pm. There is potential for Sunday work as the contractor works to meet the first project milestone.
  • 7th St will be closed from Colorado Ave. to Cooper Ave.
  • River Street will have restricted vehicular access. traffic control in the area.
  • Interstate 70 eastbound at exit 116 will be reduced to one lane. This will be the condition throughout Phase II.
  • Through the end of the month, the Grand Avenue Bridge from 6th to 8th Street will have periodic variable lane closures in each direction from 9 am to 3 pm. The contractor is working to install the temporary walkway along the existing traffic bridge.

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